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  1. E53 2004 Whining noise

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, I tried searching online for a similar issue, but cant seem to find similar problems anywhere. The car makes a whining noise in the engine bay, cant put my finger on where its coming from. You can also hear it distinctly in the cabin. And it only occurs 1000+RPM, when its idling under...
  2. E90 320d whining noise and loss of power... Won't go above 70

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi... Hoping to get some advice before taking anything apart, I have a very obvious whining noise on my 320d it is directly linked to engine revs and video linked below... It will not give me any real power and won't clear 70. Initially I assumed turbo but on ding some reading lots of people...
  3. E46 bmw making a whining sound

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Good Day recently i my E46 BMW engine seized and i installed a used Import engine. The car runs perfectly fine and engine sound smooth. After driving a little distance i seem to be hearing a whining noise when i take my foot of the gas pedal. This piercing whining noise. I tried locating the...
  4. Loss of power and loud whining

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Morning guys, last night coming home from work in my 2008 120d I had very low power accompanied by a loud noise like an air horn that got louder with more revs. It even made the noise at idle. I’m guessing turbo or maybe hoses. Has anyone had this? And where exactly should I be looking to try to...
  5. 2008 e92 whining noise

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, new to this forum! I have an issue with my e92. Its a 3.0 diesel and around a month and a half ago it started this whining noise from the rear. I dont know what it is! If i go faster its louder. It doesnt whine when at a stand. Any ideas? Thanks in advanced.
  6. Whining noise from rear with EML on - possibly fuel pump? Video/pictures included

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, wondering if someone could please possibly help me diagnose my recent problems, bear with me..... Coming home from work the other night I was driving on the motorway and all of a sudden the car went into limp mode with the EML coming on, pulled over turned it off and then on again and...
  7. 430d whining noise when tapping accelerator

    BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    Has anyone else experienced a whining noise when tapping the accelerator. I have a 430d on a 64 plate. The dealer replaced the air box and now says the noise is normal for that car but it sounds like two marbles rubbing against each other. It starts when the engine is hot and you can hear it...
  8. 2017 G31 520d whining sound driving me nuts!

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, two issues to describe, this is the first of two (to keep the issues separate), as, regrettably has been my experience over the years, service dept yet to find an issue, so interested in thoughts here. 4 weeks old, <500 miles on the clock "Seems" to be road surface dependent, but...
  9. High pitched Whining sound ...BMW 316ti ES 2004 petrol manual

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I have a 2004 BMW 316ti compact that runs well but has this high pitched whine which only manifests itself once the car has warmed up...usually 10 or so mins after start up.The whine is there when idling and goes away when the revs are increased..also it is their whilst driving but as...
  10. BMW 320i whining noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all. I have my 320i for 2 years its a 07 plate petrol. The car is making a wired whining noise when accelerating. I had this issue for few months. Mechanics says it the gearbox other say its a rear diff. I m not sure. Hopefully this video might help. How serious is it ? Any advice would...
  11. Loss of power, whining, white smoke...

    Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hey guys, I've got a 2006 318D m sport. Was driving the other day and it sounded like a police siren was going off... all of a sudden I lost power. Was only a minute away from home so I limped home at 20mph (top speed) and had no smoke or anything.... I went out in the morning to have a look...
  12. Whining noise and loss of drive

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Yesterday my wife was driving our 520d auto and going round a roundabout she noticed a slight grumble and ever since there has been a whining noise and loss of drive - any ideas what could be the cause and likely repair bill?
  13. Turbo whining and blue smoke 320d

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, On my way home in my 320D SE I lost turbo power and noticed a whining noise as I couldn't pull over I continued on a dual carriage way with little power not going over 2k revs. It got to the point where blue smoke was bellowing out the back and even coming through the dash so I pulled...
  14. BMW E46 318Ci 2003 Convertible (Facelift) - Weird high pitch whining noise from engine?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys! I need some help with this weird noise coming from my BMW E46 engine N42. I have brought it to my local garage and they don't even know what is it... They thought it was the "Idle Pulley" and changed that but that wasn't the case and cost me money for nothing... :mad . Then they...
  15. 335i - loud screeching noise - help

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I've owned my 335i for a couple of months now (2011, 47000miles). This week its started with a loud screeching/whining noise, at first it was every now and then and would stop after 10 mins or so, I couldn't identified a pattern that caused it to happen. Tonight it got louder and didn't...
  16. Help! Loud whining noise coming from engine! Embarrassingly loud...

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    318ci, n42 engine. 2004. I've been getting a fault code which showed i needed to replace my MAF, which i did today. I took the car out afterwards, and within half a mile, it started making the most incredibly loud whine at low revs. It goes away when i accelerate. I remembered the issue...
  17. 2007 320i E90 whining

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I just had a drive in my wifes car for the first time in a few months and noticed it is whining with revs, More noticeable in low gears, It also seems to get quieter when the car has warmed up, Any ideas? THanks
  18. 320d whining noise

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Sincw buying my e46 320d msport the other week iv noticed a whining noise when accelerating past 2000rpm. It almost sounds like a supercharger kind of noise or the noise you get with radio interference but louder. I thought it was my turbo but its boosting well and no smoke at all. Anyone have...
  19. Turbo reconditioned, whining noise persists??

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there, Car: 2007 e90 320d. At the weekend I had my turbo reconditioned and refitted with all new supply / return hoses etc, checked and cleaned all fine! The whining at low revs, only when cold, still persists as before. I'm at a loss as to what it could be, any help or ideas is...
  20. 06 320d sport - whining noise.

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys This morning I started the car normally, and it was fine. When leaving work, started the car, and know I have a whining noise coming from what seems like the front of the car... What could it be. Jag